France Covid Information

In light of the ongoing global uncertainty around travel, the Bramble Group, undertakes a survey and update of Government imposed travel restrictions in the localities in which we operate.

Please note that the information provided is only a guide and the Bramble Group cannot be held liable for its accuracy. Before making any decisions, guests are encouraged to check the restrictions in place with the relevant Government bodies.

All information below is taken from the Ministry of Europe and Foreign Affairs and French Government websites Please refer to this website for information on quarantine requirements, exemptions and FAQs for .

Latest Update – July 29th

The latest travel updates, entry requirements and government regulation can be found on the following pages Ministry of Europe and Foreign Affairs  and French Government

Latest Update – July 19th

The latest travel updates and entry requirements can be found here.

Latest Update – June 9th

A nightly curfew is currently in force in metropolitan France between 11pm and 6am.

Latest Update – May 31st

If you are in the UK, you can only enter France if you have pressing grounds for travel or if you are an EU national or a permanent resident in France. You must comply with health check measures to enter France (PCR or antigen test less than 48hrs before departure and sworn declaration). You will have to self-isolate for 7 days.)

Arrivals from Argentina, Bahrein, Bangladesh, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, India, Nepal, Pakistan, Qatar, South Africa, Sri Lanka, Turkey, the United Arab Emirates and Uruguay.

If you are in one of these countries, you can only enter France (including French overseas territories) if you have pressing grounds for travel. You must comply with health check measures to enter France (PCR test and sworn declaration). You will be subject to a compulsory 10-day quarantine.

For more information on this please refer to the Ministry of Europe and Foreign Affairs and French Government  websites.

Latest Update – May 28th

You may not travel to and from countries outside the European space (European Union Member States, Andorra, the Holy See, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Monaco, Norway, San Marino and Switzerland), except if you have an imperative reason. You must complete a travel certificate attesting to this imperative reason for entering the country and present a negative PCR test less than 72h old.

Travellers from the European space must present a negative PCR test less than 72h old to come to France.

For more information on this please refer to the Ministry of Europe and Foreign Affairs and French Government  websites.

Latest Update – February 1st

You may not travel to and from countries outside the European space (European Union Member States, Andorra, the Holy See, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Monaco, Norway, San Marino and Switzerland), except if you have an imperative reason. You must complete a travel certificate attesting to this imperative reason for entering the country and present a negative PCR test less than 72h old.

Travellers from the European space must present a negative PCR test less than 72h old to come to France.

For more information on this please refer to the Ministry of Europe and Foreign Affairs and French Government  websites.

Latest Updates – January 18

From January 18th, all travellers arriving in France from a country outside the European space (EU Member States and Andorra, the Holy See, Iceland, Liechenstein, Monaco, Norway, San Marino and Switzerland) will need to present a negative PCR test from less than 72 hours before boarding. You will also be required to self-isolate for seven days on arrival, and take a second test at the end of the self-isolation period.

France is currently in a state of lockdown. A nightly curfew is currently in force in metropolitan France between 6pm and 6am.

Shops and venues

Shops and services, including public libraries, are open but you must follow the specific rules and capacity limits. Please follow this link for further details.

Restaurant and bars

Restaurants, coffee shops and bars are open but you must follow the specific rules and capacity limits. Please follow this link for further details.

Restaurants are able to offer take-aways.

Public services

All publics services remain open.

Ski lifts

Lift System Val d´Isere

Please see the most up-to-date information about Val d´Isere here

Lift System Meribel

Please see the most up-to-date information about Meribel here.

Laws around wearing masks

The French government require masks to be worn in indoor public spaces (shops, offices, schools etc) and on public transport you must wear a mask that covers your nose and mouth. You don’t need to wear a mask in places where a health pass is required (although local authorities may review this).

If you are outside you do not need to wear a mask except in places where social distancing is not possible (queues, open-air markets, railway stations, etc.).

Where necessary, local authorities may require masks to be worn in other places.

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